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Artist After 6: Dolly Parton

Artist After 6: Dolly Parton. She’s in the Lounge at 7. Click the link to see Dolly perform, “Jolene.” Pic: free use   Video: SidsCardShop/YouTube

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How to Remove Every Type of Stain

A good stain-removing spray is priceless, but some tough stains need special treatment. In our comprehensive guide, top cleaning experts share how to remove just about any spot. Coffee spills Coffee is so dark and pigmented that it can even

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Happy Wife, *Longer* Life! Having A Happier Spouse May Add Years To Lifespan, Study Finds

TILBURG, Netherlands — As the old saying goes, “Happy wife, happy life!” It turns out that adage may need to be changed to, “Happy wife (or husband), longer life!” That’s because a new study shows that having a happy spouse is

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Food Thieves At Work And Home!

Have you ever had your snacks or lunch stolen at work?  Have you ever taken anything, perhaps mistakenly from the company fridge? Four in ten say they have stolen food.  Others say they have been victims of food theft weekly.

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Lunchtime Trivia Thursday, April 25

Q:  Just under half (47%) of Canadians over 30 do this at least once a month but less than a third of those under 30 do it.  What is it? A: Buy a lottery ticket/play the lottery.   The majority

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Ella Fitzgerald Is Our Featured Artist In The Lounge Tonight

If you are celebrating your birthday today, Happy Birthday to you .  You share it with some talented people including: Renee Zellweger (50) Hank Azaria (55) Talia Shire (73) Dancing With the Stars judge Len Goodman (75) Al Pacino (79)

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How to pick the perfect seat in a movie theater

You paid a lot to get into the theater, make sure it’s worth the price of the ticket. The front row is where the tardy are relegated, where those who have yet to master proper seating must be exiled, unless

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

What is the true colour of your eyes?

The truth is, all human eyes are brown. According to CNN, regardless of whether you have hazel, green, blue, or brown eyes, the fact is that they are all varying shades of the same color. To be fair, though, it

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Artist After 6: Barbara Streisand

Artist After 6: Barbara Streisand. She’s in the Lounge at 8p. It’s her 77th birthday and we’ll feature 3 songs from  her. The Lounge starts at 7. Click the link to see her video for, “You’ll Never Walk Alone.” pic:

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This is the Longest, Tallest and Fastest Dive Roller Coaster in the World

The record-breaking Yukon Striker roller coaster is not for the feint of heart… And it’s located right here in Canada! Riding a roller coaster can be a joy ride of emotions: the nervous anticipation as you’re strapped into your seat,

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Why the Founder of Mother’s Day Came to Regret Her Invention

The “Hallmark holiday” didn’t start out that commercially. Learn the fascinating facts about the real story behind Mother’s Day. The story behind Mother’s Day With the commercialization of so many holidays, we often forget the true meaning of the day

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People Are Still Using These Passwords?

It seems every year we hear about people using very weak passwords for their online accounts. Sure they can be hard to remember, particularly when we have so many different accounts.  But using 123456 is not going to keep your

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Lunchtime Trivia Wednesday, April 24

Q: When we do this, almost everyone of us (96%) is doing it for someone else’s benefit.  What is it? A: Making someone else laugh.     Source Image-Pexels.com        

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Happy Birthday

If it is your birthday today, happy birthday from all of us at Jewel 88.5.   You share your birthday with:   Kelly Clarkson (37) Barbra Streisand (77) Shirley MacLaine (85)   Barbra Streisand is our featured artist in The Lounge

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Words Our American Friends Don’t Understand

Caesar, Be careful if you order a Caesar from an American bartender; you might wind up with a salad. Freezies, in the U.S. they are Freeze pops, We call ’em freezies!. Canadians love Kraft Dinner, KD so much so that

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

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